Valley Mountain Regional Center

Assistance During Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Events


During Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events, individuals with access and functional needs should reach out to local government for assistance. As a secondary option, individuals can also – through a new pilot program sponsored by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) – reach out to local Independent Living Centers (ILCs) for assistance.

If you rely on power to operate life-sustaining medical devices, one of the ILCs listed below may be able to cover the costs associated with accessible transportation to and from PG&E Community Resource Centers. They may also provide funds for hotel expenses, use their offices as charging stations, and provide loaner backup battery power.

Counties Served: Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne

Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL)

1101 Sylvan Ave

Modesto, CA 95350

Phone: (209) 521-7260

Video: (209) 566-0547


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